Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Stanford sociologist uncovers the hidden side of pandemic life

Over the past year, the American Voices Project has documented how Americans are experiencing the COVID-19 crisis..

3 Questions: Vaccines and the power of positive reinforcement

Public health officials have issued plenty of warnings about people who are reluctant to get vaccinated for Covid-19.

First antigen test pilot in low prevalence COVID-19 settings signals challenges for rollout

Melbourne researchers who conducted a pilot to study the performance and feasibility of utilising antigen tests have identified several practical challenges...

Regular meat consumption linked with a wide range of common diseases

Regular meat consumption is associated with a range of diseases that researchers had not previously considered, according to a large, population-level study conducted by a team at the University of Oxford.

A walk in the park? How spending time in nature can boost mental health

If you’re feeling stressed, anxious or discouraged, finding the energy to get outdoors may be hard – but it could be one of the best things you could do to lift your mood, particularly during COVID-19.

University of Toronto’s 2021-2022 budget to focus on students, provide more supports for equity-deserving...

The University of Toronto plans to make additional investments in student learning, supports and financial aid, as well as boost access for equity-deserving groups and hire more Black and...

Stanford researchers collaborate on new StageCast technology for performers separated due to COVID-19

Michael Rau was directing an opera in New York City when the world shut down last March. Rau, who is the artistic director of Theater and Performance Studies (TAPS) at Stanford University...

Stanford researchers identify four causes for ‘Zoom fatigue’ and their simple fixes

Even as more people are logging onto popular video chat platforms to connect with colleagues, family and friends during the COVID-19 pandemic...

Microbes are becoming more resistant to drugs

Due to the fact that COVID-19 therapy is increasingly based on pharmacological treatment, we are running the risk of speeding up the evolution of drug resistance in microbes.

Tumultuous Times: National economics forum to ask the big questions

The University of Waikato is set to host a national economics conference in person and via livestream on 3 and 4 March to ask the big questions about the future of New Zealand’s economy.
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